We collect Council Tax from all households within New Forest. You can find out what payment methods are available, what band your property is in, and what discounts and exemptions you may be eligible for.
You should let us know if you have difficulty paying your Council Tax or if your circumstances have changed.
Pay Council Tax and applying for a refund
You can pay your Council Tax by Direct Debit, online, phone or through your bank.
Council Tax discounts and exemptions
You can apply to pay less Council Tax depending on your circumstances.
Register for Council Tax or report a change
Register for Council Tax or tell us about a change of address or other circumstances.
Council Tax Support Fund 2023/2024
Support for those on a low income with paying their council tax bill
Council Tax Valuation Bands
The amount of Council Tax you pay depends on the value of your property.
How much Council Tax you pay and how it is spent
How your Council Tax payments are spent and what they pay for.